NCIS (Naval Criminal Investigative Service) is a police procedure styled action-drama, primarily based in and around the Washington D.C. Metropolitan area, which features a colorful team of agents whose job is to investigate crimes connected to members of the U.S. Navy or U.S. Marine Corps.

Leading this team of agents is Special Agent Leroy Jethro Gibbs (Mark Harmon), a former Gunnery Sergeant of the U.S. Marine Corps with a series of self-imposed “rules” and a fondness for redheads. He is a highly-skilled investigator with gut instincts that never let him down. Working under Gibbs is very Special Agent Anthony DiNozzo (Michael Weatherly), a former Baltimore homicide detective, a lover of women and a movie buff, who successfully and skillfully gets the jobs done. Joining these two, is Agent Kate Todd (Sasha Alexander), a beautiful, tough and former Secret Service Agent who has gone head-to-head with Gibbs in the past. For disheartening reasons, her NCIS reign ends in Season 2, where she is then replaced by Liaison Officer Ziva David (Cote de Pablo), an exotic Mossad Agent who is still adjusting to America and it’s famous idioms. In Season 2, adorable and geeky MIT graduate and computer wiz Special Agent Timothy McGee (Sean Murray) also becomes an official member of Gibbs’ team.

The team wouldn’t be complete without a resident forensic specialist, and that’s where bighearted goth Abby Sciuto (Pauley Perrette) comes into play. Her gifted technology and science skills are a huge asset in solving cases, not to mention to her go-to Caf-Pow beverage. Also assisting the well-trained team is exemplary Medical Examiner Dr. Donald "Ducky" Mallard (David McCallum). His observation, autopsy and forensic psychology talents speak volumes, just like his astounding conversations with the bodies on his table. Working alongside Ducky is Assistant Medical Examiner Jimmy Palmer (Brian Dietzen), whose dimples, not so well delivered humor and intimidation of Gibbs make autopsy a little less stressful. The head of NCIS is Leon Vance (Rocky Carroll), who replaced former NCIS Director Jenny Shepard (Lauren Holly), a resilient woman with a complicated Gibbs history. Vance is a mysterious man who keeps to himself and has many secrets that have yet to be fully divulged.

Whether it’s crime or family-related, these Special Agents unite as one to solve matters of the heart, mind and those with Navy ties.

Episode Info

Next: 13x18 -- Scope (Mar/15/2016)

When an American couple are attacked in Iraq, Gibbs quizzes the lone survivor of a Special Ops group that was attacked several months earlier in the same region.

Prev: 13x17 -- After Hours (Mar/01/2016)

Personal plans are interrupted when errors are found in what seemed to be a straight-forward, closed case; McGee and Delilah argue whether work should be discussed during dinner

Mark HarmonMark Harmon
As Special Agent Leroy Jethro Gibbs
Michael WeatherlyMichael Weatherly
As Special Agent Anthony "Tony" DiNozzo
Pauley PerrettePauley Perrette
As Forensics Specialist Abby Sciuto
Sean MurraySean Murray
As Special Agent Timothy "Tim" McGee (Season 2-; recurring previously)
Brian DietzenBrian Dietzen
As Assistant Medical Examiner Jimmy Palmer (Season 10-; recurring previously)
Emily WickershamEmily Wickersham
As Special Agent Eleanor “Ellie” Bishop (S11E12-; recurring previously)
Rocky CarrollRocky Carroll
As Director Leon Vance (Season 6-)
David McCallumDavid McCallum
As Chief Medical Examiner Dr. Donald "Ducky" Mallard
Cote de PabloCote de Pablo
As Special Agent/Former Mossad Liaison Officer Ziva David (Seasons 3-11E02)
Lauren HollyLauren Holly
As Director Jenny Shepard (S03E09-S05)



Reviews: 1
NCIS the ShowRating: 9 likes, 2 dislikes

NCIS is one of the best show ever. Why???

Summarized what NCIS makes one of the best shows is: The different cases and the chemistry between the characters makes NCIS a dynamic show. Read more

Review posted on Monday, September 1st 2008 at 2:22 pm


Reviews: 6
NCI---What? Oh, S.Rating: 6 likes, 2 dislikes

Incredible, To describe this show in one word. You may be thinking this is "just another Crime show" but you would be wrong. Read more

Review posted on Sunday, November 30th 2008 at 4:41 am


Reviews: 6
Good stories with lame tech factsRating: 3 likes, 2 dislikes

Being spun off JAG I expected NCIS to be a bit better, though the stories get better with time to the point of being quite interesting. Although i seriously doubt that anyone on the show's crew knows anyone about computers, it is still quite watchable... Read more

Review posted on Sunday, November 15th 2009 at 6:57 am

7 reviews available
11x16: Dressed to Kill recap: Outside a hotel, Tony meets with his father who says he has great news to tell him at the restaurant. A commander bumps into Tony but says he's running late. The man runs away and Tony chases him through traffic. Tony corners him in an alley and is forced to shoot him when the commander fires his gun... read more.

11x15: Bulletproof recap: Two young men graffiti an empty building. One of them gets angry at the other for accepting entrance into a university the other didn't. He throws a bag but it flies out an open window. They hear the sound of a car crash on the road beneath them... read more.

11x14: Monsters and Men recap: NSA Supervisor Jeremy Marlens approaches Bishop while practices in a batting cage. He's irritated that she hasn't returned his messages. He insists that she should have told him she was working on Benham Parsa. She assures him this isn't like last time but agrees that Gibbs doesn't know. She asks Jeremy to let her see this through. He agrees to this and she runs off with a realization... read more.

11x13: Double Back recap: Tim finds Delilah at the hospital and assures her she's okay. He explains the explosion and says there are six dead and 22 wounded. She asks if they got Parsa when the machine she is connected to starts beeping. Nurses rush in and say she needs to go to surgery... read more.

11x12: Kill Chain recap: A man greets a woman who is glad to see him. She was worried he wouldn't come and says they have to get out of there. She begins to run but the man is shot from the sky... read more.
Recurring Guests

Brian Dietzen as Jimmy Palmer (111 eps)
Joe Spano as Senior FBI Agent T.C. Fornell (36 eps)
Muse Watson as NIS Agent Mike Franks (18 eps)
Scottie Thompson as Jeanne Benoit (18 eps)
Pancho Demmings as Gerald Jackson (15 eps)
Alan Dale as NCIS Director Tom Morrow (15 eps)
Stephanie Mello as NCIS Tech Cynthia Sumner (13 eps)
Liza Lapira as NCIS Agent Michelle Lee (12 eps)
David Dayan Fisher as Trent Kort (12 eps)
Matt Craven as Secretary of the Navy Clayton Jarvis (10 eps)

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Classification: Scripted
Genre: Crime | Mystery
Status: Returning Series
Network: CBS ( USA)
Airs: Tuesdays at 08:00 pm
Runtime: 60 Minutes
Premiere: September 23, 2003
The NCIS theme song  
• Agenci NCIS (Used In Poland)
• Anchetă militară (Used In Romania)
• N.C.I.S. - Unità anticrimine (Alternate title), (Used In Italy)
• N.C.I.S.: Enquêtes spéciales (Used In France)
• Naval CIS (Working Title), (Used In USA)
• Naval Criminal Investigative Service (Used In USA)
• Navy - investigación criminal (Used In Spain)
• Navy CIS (Used In Germany)
• Navy: NCIS (Used In USA)
• NCIS (Alternate title), (Used In Greece)
• NCIS - Námořní vyšetřovací služba (Used In Czech Republic)
• NCIS - Námorný vyšetrovací úrad (Used In Slovakia (Slovak Republic))
• NCIS - Naval Criminal Investigative Service (Used In Netherlands)
• NCIS - Tengerészeti helyszínelők (Alternate title), (Used In Hungary)
• NCIS Rikostutkijat (Used In Finland)
• NCIS: Kriminalistid (Alternate title), (Used In Estonia)
• NCIS: Naval Criminal Investigative Service (Original full title), (Used In USA)
• Omada NCIS (Alternate title), (Used In Greece)
• Preiskovalci na delu: NCIS (Alternate title), (Used In Slovenia)
• Specialioji jūrų policijos tarnyba (Used In Lithuania)
• Морская полиция: Спецотдел (Alternate title), (Used In Russia)
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